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LEED Certification: Cities & Communities

LEED Rating System Selection
posted by JOSE MANUEL DIAZ SARACHAGA on Jan 3, 2018, 5:40 pm

Hi, How could I get further information related to LEED Cities & Communities?. Regards

Last reply: Nadav Malin, Jan 4, 2018, 11:21 am

Submetering requeriments for exclusive chiller for tenant space

CI-2009 EAc3: Measurement and Verification
posted by Maria Isabel Conde on Dec 13, 2017, 4:47 pm

The project is located within a building, its area is less than 75% of the total area of the building. The project has a chiller plant that only supplies the project area.

Bearing in mind...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Dec 15, 2017, 10:21 am

Existing trees over lawn area.

EBOM-v4 SSc1: Site development - protect or restore habitat
posted by Alfredo Lopez Mariscal on Oct 26, 2017, 2:06 pm


I have a project with a lot of vegetated area with a big percentage covered by lawn, but there are a lot of trees in it that can be considered as native or adapted. The question is...

Last reply: Trista Brown, Nov 20, 2017, 7:11 pm

Water heating equipment

CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Gabriela Mena on Nov 1, 2017, 3:48 pm


We have a CI project and we are specifying a 18 kW tankless electric water heater, table 7.8 from ASHRAE 90.1-2010 does not specify any requirements for this type of heater as it does...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Nov 1, 2017, 3:57 pm

Normative Compliance ASTM- D 3960-05

CI-v4 EQc2: Low-emitting materials
posted by Gabriela Mena on Oct 25, 2017, 5:00 pm


We are developing a CI project in Mexico City and the interior painting complies with ASTM-D 3960-05 this is enough to show compliance, when completing the Low Emitting...

Last reply: Reinhard Oppl, Oct 25, 2017, 7:10 pm

5% of the total site

CS-2009 WEc1: Water Efficient Landscaping
posted by Carla Lopez on Jun 2, 2015, 10:54 pm

We have a project that has a vertical garden on the exterior walls.
Can we count this towards the 5% we need to comply?
I tried to find answers, but no luck yet!

Last reply: Muge Karasahin, Oct 25, 2017, 6:38 am

Baseline Type and number of chillers

CI-v4 EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance
posted by Gabriela Mena on Oct 9, 2017, 6:12 pm


I am modelling a CI offices that are in a CS certified buulding, in order to select the HVAC system type for the baseline, it is stated in the guide that this must be based on the...

Last reply: Marcus Sheffer, Oct 9, 2017, 6:24 pm

Innovation credits from WELL rating system

CI-v4 INc1: Innovation
posted by Gabriela Mena on Sep 25, 2017, 11:13 am

We have a Commercial Interiors project and they have policies for the users that are similar or equal to the fitness and nourishing requirements for the WELL certification. Can we use this to...

Last reply: John Mlade, Oct 5, 2017, 12:52 am

Monitoring of constant volumen systems

CI-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Gabriela Mena on Sep 26, 2017, 9:54 am


We have a project in Mexico City, the outdoor air system is a constant volume. A differential pressure switch is enough to comply with the pre requisite requirements?


Documentation required

EBOM-v4 EQp1: Minimum indoor air quality performance
posted by Gustavo De las Heras Izquierdo on Mar 1, 2017, 1:16 pm

Our project is a 26-storey building located in Mexico City with more than 20 tenants. The HVAC consists of AHUs and...

Last reply: Ben Stanley, Aug 31, 2017, 7:58 pm